Sioux Falls School District 49-5 School District

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  • For the 2020-21 school year, there are 44 public schools in Sioux Falls School District 49-5 School District, serving 24,852 students. Sioux Falls School District 49-5 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in South Dakota.
  • Public schools in Sioux Falls School District 49-5 School District have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the South Dakota public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 54% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in South Dakota.
  • The top ranked public schools in Sioux Falls School District 49-5 School District are Challenge Center - 51, All City Elementary - 50 and Sonia Sotomayor Elementary - 65. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the South Dakota public school average of 30% (majority American Indian).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is more than the South Dakota public school average of 14:1.

Overview

School District NameSioux Falls School District 49-5 School District
School District Websitehttp://www.sf.k12.sd.us
School District Phone Number(605) 367-7920
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (SD)
# of Schools44 Schools722 Schools
# of Students24,852 Students145,072 Students
# of Teachers1,595 Teachers9,796 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1

District Comparison

  • Sioux Falls School District 49-5 School District, which is ranked within the
    5/
    10
    , bottom 50% of all 149 school districts in South Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 84% has increased from 81% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (SD)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sioux Falls School District 49-5  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of SD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sioux Falls School District 49-5  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of SD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
84%
82%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Sioux Falls School District 49-5  School District and public school graduation rate of SD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.580.48
# of American Indian Students1,087 Students22,960 Students
% American Indian Students
4%
16%
# of Asian Students903 Students2,450 Students
% Asian Students
4%
2%
# of Hispanic Students2,763 Students8,185 Students
% Hispanic Students
11%
5%
# of Black Students3,069 Students4,411 Students
% Black Students
12%
3%
# of White Students15,605 Students101,454 Students
% White Students
63%
70%
# of Hawaiian Students25 Students153 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students1,400 Students5,459 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:1,0053,388
# of Students in Kindergarten:1,97512,298
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,95011,015
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,95811,028
# of Students in 3rd Grade:2,02811,166
# of Students in 4th Grade:1,93611,439
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,89211,400
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,82411,161
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,81411,123
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,73910,704
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,91011,505
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,80310,340
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,5749,403
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,4449,102
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $8,783 in this school district is less than the state average of 11447. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $8,672 is less than the state average of $10,885. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (SD)
Total Revenue$204 MM3583000
This chart display total revenue of Sioux Falls School District 49-5  School District and average revenue for each school distric in SD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$201 MM3407000
This chart display total spending of Sioux Falls School District 49-5  School District and average spending for each school distric in SD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$8,78311447
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Sioux Falls School District 49-5  School District and average revenue per public school student in SD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$8,67210885
This chart display average spending per public school student in Sioux Falls School District 49-5  School District and average spending per public school student in SD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Sioux Falls School District 49-5 School District Public Schools (2020-21)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Challenge Center - 51 Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 1%
    3101 S 4th Ave
    Sioux Falls, SD 57105
    (605) 367-6170

    Grades: 2-5 | 156 students
  • All City Elementary - 50 Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 5%
    2511 W Brookings St
    Sioux Falls, SD 57104
    (605) 367-6120

    Grades: K-5 | 148 students
  • Sonia Sotomayor Elementary - 65 Vocational School
    Math: 71% | Reading: 71%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 10%
    1510 S Lake Ave
    Sioux Falls, SD 57105
    (605) 367-4655

    Grades: PK-5 | 645 students
  • Memorial Middle School - 04 Math: 57% | Reading: 66%
    Rank:
    9/
    10
    , Top 20%
    1401 S Sertoma Ave
    Sioux Falls, SD 57106
    (605) 362-2785

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,364 student
  • Edison Middle School - 06 Math: 56% | Reading: 67%
    Rank:
    9/
    10
    , Top 20%
    2101 S West Ave
    Sioux Falls, SD 57105
    (605) 367-7643

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,047 student
  • Harvey Dunn Elementary - 54 Math: 64% | Reading: 63%
    Rank:
    9/
    10
    , Top 20%
    2400 S Bahnson Ave
    Sioux Falls, SD 57103
    (605) 371-4120

    Grades: PK-5 | 745 students
  • John F. Kennedy Elementary - 57 Math: 62% | Reading: 60%
    Rank:
    9/
    10
    , Top 20%
    4501 S Holbrook Ave
    Sioux Falls, SD 57106
    (605) 362-2784

    Grades: K-5 | 620 students
  • Rf Pettigrew Elementary - 17 Math: 62% | Reading: 60%
    Rank:
    9/
    10
    , Top 20%
    7900 W 53rd St
    Sioux Falls, SD 57106
    (605) 362-3560

    Grades: PK-5 | 970 students
  • John Harris Elementary - 23 Math: 61% | Reading: 61%
    Rank:
    8/
    10
    , Top 30%
    3501 E 49th St
    Sioux Falls, SD 57103
    (605) 371-4111

    Grades: PK-5 | 688 students
  • Patrick Henry Middle School - 07 Math: 60% | Reading: 61%
    Rank:
    8/
    10
    , Top 30%
    2200 S 5th Ave
    Sioux Falls, SD 57105
    (605) 367-7639

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,118 student
  • Roosevelt High School - 03 Math: 51% | Reading: 66%
    Rank:
    8/
    10
    , Top 30%
    6600 W 41st St
    Sioux Falls, SD 57106
    (605) 362-2860

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,353 students
  • Oscar Howe Elementary - 58 Math: 53% | Reading: 60%
    Rank:
    8/
    10
    , Top 30%
    2801 Valley View Rd
    Sioux Falls, SD 57106
    (605) 362-2752

    Grades: K-5 | 579 students
  • Discovery Elementary - 26 Math: 54% | Reading: 56%
    Rank:
    7/
    10
    , Top 50%
    1506 S Discovery Ave
    Sioux Falls, SD 57106
    (605) 362-3530

    Grades: PK-5 | 904 students
  • New Technology High School - 30 Math: 40-44% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank:
    7/
    10
    , Top 50%
    2205 N Career Ave
    Sioux Falls, SD 57107
    (605) 367-5850

    Grades: 9-12 | 343 students
  • Washington High School - 01 Math: 47% | Reading: 68%
    Rank:
    7/
    10
    , Top 50%
    501 N Sycamore Ave
    Sioux Falls, SD 57110
    (605) 367-7970

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,939 student
  • Lincoln High School - 02 Math: 44% | Reading: 64%
    Rank:
    5/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    2900 S Cliff Ave
    Sioux Falls, SD 57105
    (605) 367-7990

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,006 students
  • Flex - 45 Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank:
    5/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    201 N West Ave
    Sioux Falls, SD 57105
    (605) 367-4385

    Grades: 6-12 | 36 students
  • Structured Teaching - 12 Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank:
    5/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    201 N West Ave
    Sioux Falls, SD 57104
    (605) 367-7647

    Grades: 6-12 | 17 students
  • Success Academy - 39 Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank:
    5/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    201 N West Ave
    Sioux Falls, SD 57106
    (605) 367-4793

    Grades: 6-12 | 17 students
  • Summit Oaks-day Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank:
    5/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    621 E Presentation Ave
    Sioux Falls, SD 57104
    (605) 367-7647

    Grades: K-12 | 14 students
  • Summit Oaks-residential Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank:
    5/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    621 E Presentation Ave
    Sioux Falls, SD 57104
    (605) 367-7647

    Grades: K-12 | 17 students
  • Robert Frost Elementary - 18 Math: 47% | Reading: 54%
    Rank:
    4/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    3101 S 4th Ave
    Sioux Falls, SD 57105
    (605) 367-6170

    Grades: PK-5 | 485 students
  • Laura Wilder Elementary - 31 Math: 45% | Reading: 46%
    Rank:
    3/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    2300 S Lyndale Ave
    Sioux Falls, SD 57105
    (605) 367-4570

    Grades: K-5 | 529 students
  • Eugene Field A+ Elementary - 16 Math: 44% | Reading: 45%
    Rank:
    3/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    501 S Highland Ave
    Sioux Falls, SD 57103
    (605) 367-6160

    Grades: K-5 | 442 students
  • Susan B. Anthony Elementary - 66 Math: 44% | Reading: 45%
    Rank:
    3/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    2000 S Dakota Ave
    Sioux Falls, SD 57105
    (605) 367-4560

    Grades: K-5 | 536 students
  • Renberg Elementary - 42 Math: 45-49% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank:
    3/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    47260 258th St
    Renner, SD 57055
    (605) 543-5273

    Grades: K-5 | 192 students
  • Rosa Parks Elementary - 15 Math: 38% | Reading: 42%
    Rank:
    2/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    5701 E Red Oak Dr
    Sioux Falls, SD 57710
    (605) 371-4170

    Grades: K-5 | 569 students
  • Whittier Middle School - 08 Math: 30% | Reading: 39%
    Rank:
    2/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    930 E 6th St
    Sioux Falls, SD 57103
    (605) 367-7620

    Grades: 6-8 | 913 students
  • Laura B. Anderson Elementary - 10 Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank:
    2/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    1600 N Wayland Ave
    Sioux Falls, SD 57103
    (605) 367-6130

    Grades: PK-5 | 375 students
  • Cleveland Elementary - 14 Math: 30% | Reading: 26%
    Rank:
    2/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    1000 S Edward Dr
    Sioux Falls, SD 57103
    (605) 367-6150

    Grades: PK-5 | 546 students
  • Lowell Elementary - 28 Math: 29% | Reading: 31%
    Rank:
    2/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    710 W 18th St
    Sioux Falls, SD 57104
    (605) 367-8378

    Grades: PK-5 | 484 students
  • Anne Sullivan Elementary - 20 Math: 26% | Reading: 30%
    Rank:
    1/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    3701 E 3rd St
    Sioux Falls, SD 57103
    (605) 367-6084

    Grades: PK-5 | 628 students
  • George Mcgovern Middle School -09 Math: 20% | Reading: 28%
    Rank:
    1/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    6221 W. Maple St.
    Sioux Falls, SD 57107
    (605) 367-4440

    Grades: 6-8 | 810 students
  • Garfield Elementary - 19 Math: 21% | Reading: 24%
    Rank:
    1/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    705 S Roberts Dr
    Sioux Falls, SD 57104
    (605) 367-6180

    Grades: PK-5 | 580 students
  • Hayward Elementary - 38 Math: 21% | Reading: 22%
    Rank:
    1/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    400 N Valley View Rd
    Sioux Falls, SD 57107
    (605) 367-4590

    Grades: PK-5 | 723 students
  • Show 9 more public schools in Sioux Falls School District 49-5 School District (out of 44 total schools)
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